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Indian Style Soya Chunks Keema Pasta

Indian Style Soya Chunks Keema Pasta

I am a person who prefers Indian taste in all the dishes I try. I tried out this soya chunks keema pasta which turned out to be a super hit. Here you go!!

 Indian Style Soya Chunks Keema Pasta



Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes

Ingredients:


Pasta                          - 1 cup
Ginger-Garlic paste   - 1 tbsp
Big Onion                  - 1
Carrot                         - 1 (small size)
Chopped Cabbage      - 1/4 cup
Capsicum                    - 1/2
Salt                              - As required
Turmeric Powder        - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder               - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder- 1/2 tsp

For Soya Chunks Keema: 

Soya Chunks          - 1/4 cup
Chopped Ginger     - 1 tsp
Chopped Garlic      - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chili         - 2
Fries gram flour      - 3 tsp (Porikadalai Maavu - Just grind Pori kadalai / Fried gram to powder)
Rice Flour               - 2 tsp (Arisi Maavu)
Salt                          - As required
Garam Masala         - 1/2 tsp

Procedure:


  • Soak soya chunks in hot water for 15 minutes. Squeeze out excess water and grind it  coarsely with dry red chili, chopped ginger and chopped garlic without adding any water. Take it out in a bowl. Add enough salt, fried gram flour, rice flour and garam masala powder. These are added to  absorb water from soya chunks and to make it crispier.
  • Chop Big onion finely. Chop carrot, cabbage and capsicum into thin strips.
  • Boil 2 cups of water to a sauce pan. Add little salt and a tsp of oil to it. When the water boils, add pasta to it. Let it cook in medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes. When the pasta is cooked, you can smash it with your hands. After the pasta is cooked strain the pasta in another bowl and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions to it. 
  • After they turn translucent, add ginger-garlic paste.
  • Saute till raw flavor goes off and then add chopped carrot, cabbage and capsicum.
  • After the veggies are cooked add soya chunks keema to the pan.
  • Add enough salt, turmeric powder , chili powder to it.
  • Mix everything well and cook soya chunks for 5 more minutes.
  • Add cooked pasta to it. Give it a good stir. Switch off the flame and add garam masala powder.
  • Enjoy your Indian style soya chunks keema pasta!!


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